Spice up Your Summer With Chilcanos
When you think of Peruvian drinks, the first thing that comes to your mind is the frothy Pisco Sour. Believe it or not, that’s not the only great cocktail on offer. While Pisco Sour is greatly celebrated by Peruvians and tourists, there are other hidden gems that you can savor in the luxury hotel in Lima, Peru. One of these hidden gems is the Chilcano de Pisco. This chilled, easy to make, and wonderfully tasty drink is something to enjoy during warm summers. Royal Park Hotel, like many other luxury hotels, offers the best Chilcano to its guests.
The Origin Story
Not much is known about the origins of this drink. Some believe that the drink was first mixed on the Chilca Beach in the south of Lima. Others believe that it was created by a bartender in Chilca who went by the name of Cano, which lead to Chilcano. There are several enthusiasts that actively try to educate people about the wonders of Chilcano. They want the drink to rank near Pisco Sour as the great Peruvian cocktail. The finest luxury hotel in Peru serves Chilcano as it is meant to be served, simple and chilled. This is one of the easiest drinks to make and enjoy.
How is it Made?
The Chilcano requires only four ingredients and you’re good to go. It’s a quick drink to mix, that makes it ideal for busy parties and dinners. The ingredients are:
- The Pisco Brandy
- Freshly squeezed key lime juice
- A few drops of bitters
- Ginger ale
To make it, you need to fill a glass measuring 10 ounces with ice. Pour about 2 ounces of Pisco brandy over the ice, add a tablespoon of fresh lime juice, add about 3 drops of bitters, and pour about 4 ounces of ginger ale to fill the glass.
That’s it. There is nothing more you need to do. You can add a wedge of lime to garnish as they do in the best luxury hotel in Lima, Peru. Just keep an eye on how much you consume. The Pisco brandy might taste smooth and easy, but it does have a high alcohol content of 60 to 100 proof.
If you want to know more about the Chilcano and finest luxury hotel in Peru, you can certainly call the Royal Park Hotel at +51 1 215 1618. You can also fill in this contact us form. We will be happy to assist you anyway we can.